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Helping TREC re-imagine the Episcopal Church 3

Helping TREC re-imagine the Episcopal Church 3

The Task Force for Re-imagining the Episcopal Church is asking for feedback from across the church. They propose four prompts to stimulate conversation.

We are going to roll those prompts out in two and a half hour intervals today. Here’s the third:


Imagine it’s 10 years in the future and you are talking to a good friend about The Episcopal Church. You say: “The thing that gives me the most joy about The Church these days is . . . .” Finish the sentence.

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Fmendespinto

“…that we became more truly catholic – we’re not the Church of the Republican Party at prayer that we supposedly were for most of our life, but we’re also not the Church of the liberal iconoclasts that we were starting around the 70s. Our parishes better reflect American society at large: few of them are made up of members of any one race or class or political viewpoint.”

Bill Dilworth

Eric Funston

the vibrancy of our worship and the numbers of people finding God through our liturgies and our preaching of the Gospel.

Ann Fontaine

Unconditional welcome and sharing worship with all.

Eliot Field

the organ music and choirs — transporting! and transforming!

Connie Clark

…its across-the-board commitment to serving those in need and to striving for just societies, and the way these compelling interests have replaced the old “church-for-church’s-sake” that was dying anyway.

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